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throw open

Make more accessible, especially suddenly or dramatically, as in His withdrawal threw open the nomination to all comers. [Mid-1800s]
See also: open, throw

throw open

v.
To make more accessible, especially suddenly or dramatically: The director threw open the door and walked in. After years of meeting with the city council in private, the mayor threw the meetings open to the public.
See also: open, throw
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It was an enlightened day when GAA delegates in Croke Park voted to throw open the doors to sports other than Gaelic games.
One other thing: throw open wide your window in this weather and what happens?
Yep, bosses have decided that it's not fair to leave all the prancing and preening to the gals, and so have decided to throw open the doors to fit fellas, too.
GARDENERS will be able to pick up tips from fellow enthusiasts when seven homes throw open their doors.
Would you love the chance to nose around peoples homes and are you willing to throw open yours for others to scrutinise?
PRIVATE schools may have to throw open their playing fields to local comprehensives if they want to retain their automatic charitable status, it emerged today.
I want to throw open the doors, invite in the public and let them see and participate in what we're doing.
Failure to stand by our trade laws will throw open the door for more American manufacturing jobs to take gas - on top of the 2.
ONE of the Midlands' hidden historical gems will throw open its doors to the public later this year.
Developer Rank has invested heavily in security to ensure the two nightclubs, the cafe-bar and the 4,000-seat arena are as safe as possible when they throw open their doors next month.
Now the lodge is to throw open its doors for the first time in its 225- year history to try to improve the image of the brotherhood.